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Winter in Sofia

Sofia hosts many cultural and religious festivals throughout the winter months and many excellent skiing opportunities. Both the Pagan holidays and Christmas traditions are celebrated here, and Sofia's strong folk traditions include a variety of festivals that take place from December to February. Reserve a Sofia car hire to get from your ski resort to all the festivities during your stay.

Kinemania Film Festival

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Begin your Sofian vacation in November and you can catch Sofia's world renowned Cinema festival. Hosted by the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, it recognizes both former winners of past film festivals and new arrivals to the screen. Plan ahead for your nights out to the cinema by booking your Sofia rental car online.

St. Barbara's Day

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This day celebrates the protection of children against illness. The annual celebration of St. Barbara on December 4 is marked mainly by the cooking and baking of certain foods. Children are treated to a traditional bean soup, and women of the towns and villages make honey-swetened unleavened bread to share with neighbors and passers-by.

International Festival of Masquerade Games

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This is a winter folk festival not to be missed during your visit to Sofia. Held every other January (even years only), the Surva Masquerade Games is an opportunity for individuals to challenge each other in contests while adorned in elaborate costumes. Traditionally the attire of young male carolers durning the Christmas and New Years holidays, today the masks and costumes are worn by one and all and judged by expert judges.

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